Family-Favorite Cran-Apple Relish
I made this relish for first time 53 years ago when I was 14. My mother wasn't able to prepare Thanksgiving dinner that year, so I was the cook for our family of 12! We all liked this dish so much that it became our family's traditional cranberry relish.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 navel orange
- 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 4 large apples, peeled and grated
- 2 cups sugar
- Finely grate outer orange rind and set aside. Peel off and discard white membrane. Slice the orange into eight pieces. Place a fourth of cranberries and orange slices in a food processor or blender; process until evenly chopped. Transfer to a large bowl; repeat until all cranberries and oranges have been chopped. Stir in the rind, apples and sugar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 45 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 12g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Cranberry Apple Relish in Reminisce November/December 1994